Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 02/21/2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Receipts:  3020    Last Week:  1681    Year Ago:  2877
 
   Compared to last week, comparable sales of feeder steers under 650 lbs and 
heifers under 550 lbs sold mostly 5.00-10.00 higher when compared to last week's 
lighter receipts of feeder calves.  Steers weighing 650-800 lbs sold 3.00-5.00 
higher and steers over 800 lbs sold 1.00-3.00 higher.  Heifers weighing 600-650 
lbs sold firm to 5.00 higher with heifers over 650 lbs selling near steady on 
the better quality heifers with several lots and larger groups selling with 
fleshy conditions.  Many of the consignments of feeder calves sold with good 
weighing conditions and were in good demand.  In the feeder supply 58 percent 
were steers and bulls, 42 percent heifers and 66 percent weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      331       331       220.00         220.00
   24    355-395     369    209.00-223.00     217.12

   26    400-446     424    204.00-213.50     211.60
   37    450-493     474    197.50-214.50     207.14

   33    500-528     521    192.00-203.00     195.79
   44    552-565     558    179.00-190.00     185.76

   76    600-648     628    170.00-183.00     178.79
  139    654-687     667    162.25-175.25     169.23

   90    714-746     719    155.25-167.00     162.96
  110    753-778     758    148.75-160.25     156.53
   70      795       795       148.10         148.10   Fleshy

   66    803-845     829    148.50-154.60     151.41
   34    855-876     870    147.75-150.75     148.62

   32      946       946       145.85         145.85
   68      908       908       142.60         142.60   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18    358-399     380    191.00-208.00     199.11
   14    475-495     488    195.00-196.00     195.21
   31    510-540     519    183.00-194.50     188.32
   56    563-598     581    165.00-181.50     173.95
   41    603-640     625    158.50-170.00     164.91
    8      613       613       155.25         155.25   Fleshy
   20    657-692     662    149.75-160.50     151.43
   12      696       696       143.75         143.75   Fleshy
   13    714-744     735    135.75-146.50     138.96   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      387       387       187.50         187.50
   12    500-535     526    165.00-179.50     176.06
    4      635       635       146.50         146.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16    360-398     388    192.50-193.50     193.27

   15    410-435     420    181.50-188.50     184.94
   45    452-493     466    177.00-182.50     179.55

   33    504-539     523    165.75-177.50     172.15
   96    550-589     575    159.25-169.00     164.83

   78    611-635     623    155.00-164.00     160.92
   28      695       695       147.60         147.60
   91    674-691     685    136.60-139.10     137.52   Fleshy

   41    710-730     721    143.50-148.50     145.66
    6      781       781       142.00         142.00

   29    813-819     814    138.00-145.25     139.76

    7      907       907       131.50         131.50   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10      316       316       187.50         187.50
    4    403-415     409    174.00-176.50     175.23
   35    450-494     470    174.00-180.75     178.09
   32    518-547     536    159.75-166.00     163.20
   38    556-596     581    150.50-160.50     154.65
   11    605-614     612    142.50-146.75     145.60
   20      611       611       137.10         137.10   Fleshy
   56    680-695     687    135.85-139.50     136.69
   33    731-746     736    135.25-138.25     137.38
   33      788       788       140.00         140.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7      464       464       150.50         150.50
   11    555-563     560    134.75-145.25     138.53
   24    610-646     628    131.25-137.50     134.48
   24    656-680     665    134.00-139.50     136.35

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      385       385       208.00         208.00
    4      430       430       203.50         203.50
   16    462-475     467    205.25-210.00     208.19
   11    510-517     516    196.00-198.00     197.64
   10    603-621     610    165.00-169.50     167.67
    7      705       705       141.50         141.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9      313       313       224.00         224.00
    5    477-495     484    180.00-188.50     185.02
   10    585-590     586       169.00         169.00
    8    607-638     626    154.50-158.50     155.95

Source:  Mo Dept of Ag/USDA- Market News Service
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report  1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt
 
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